You know the pretty people who can talk their way out of a speeding ticket?
Larunda managed to weasel her way out of a trip to the Underworld and on return had Mercury fall in love with her and they had two babies.
And all this she was able to do
without her tongue!
Which is why this vase is called
‘Gossip Girl‘ pays tribute to a nymph renowned for her beauty named Larunda. Larunda was also known for another trait. She talked a lot. Her parents, try as they might, could not curb this trait and her love of gossip.